Conflict Minerals

Conflict Minerals

In 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act into law. Section 1502 of that act addresses the international trade and use of Conflict Minerals. 

But what are Conflict Minerals and how do they affect our everyday lives? Like the similar issue of Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds, the term Conflict Minerals refers to minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses, mostly in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Source Intelligence can help you understand some of the key points surrounding this issue and what it means for consumers and companies in the United States.

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Conflict Minerals: First Critical Step in Compliance is Product Filtering
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Feb 28, 2013 3:05 PM ET
The Elephant in the Room of Current Conflict Minerals Compliance ‘Solutions’
November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Companies have limited options to meet the requirements of Dodd-Frank Section 1502. Most companies don’t have human or capital resources to build an internal force to implement the supplier tracing, data collection and reporting required in the supplier due diligence process. To date, companies have had two options: 1) hire consultants on an hourly basis to...
Nov 15, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Get Visibility Into Your Supply Chain: Four Reasons To Act Now
By Jess Kraus, President, CEO and Co-Founder, Source 44 Ever since the SEC released its final rules on conflict minerals in August, the phone at my company, ...
Oct 31, 2012 8:45 AM ET
Just the Facts: Build vs. Buy for Conflict Minerals Compliance (Webinar: Oct. 30)
Free Webinar: Countdown to Conflict Minerals: What’s Your Solution? When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 1pm ET / 10am PT How: Register
Oct 23, 2012 9:00 AM ET

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